The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the biggest student association in Europe.
The mission of ESN is to create a more mobile and flexible education environment by supporting and developing student exchange as well as facilitating the social and practical integration of international students. At the same time, ESN also wishes to provide an intercultural experience to students who are not studying abroad.
The local section of ESN Odense, established in 1991, run on the principle of “students helping students”. Several volunteers are planning and coordinating trips and activities throughout the academic year.
Today, ESN Odense count hundreds of members from numerous countries all over the world. Their work is mainly focused on the following areas:
- Organisation of cultural and social events
- Planning and coordination of trips around and outside Denmark. Some of the usual destinations are Legoland, Den Gamle By, Skagen, Sweden, and Norway.
- Internationalisation at home through the Buddy Programme and the Active Member Programme
- Implementation of international projects in cooperation with other sections in Denmark and Europe.
All students, full degree as well as exchange and Danish as well as international are welcome to join ESN Odense and their events. In order to take part in the activities organised by ESN Odense a valid membership card called ESNcard is required. Read more about membership on the website.
If you want to learn more about ESN Odense, its goals and activities, visit their website www.esnodense.dk
Do you want to join as a volunteer? Read how you can do so on this page.
To stay updated on their latest events, follow this Facebook page.
ESN Odense at UCL University College
You can meet a representative from ESN Odense on campus every Thursday from 1:00 to 2.00 pm in room A2.83.
Here you will have the opportunity to get your ESNcard, sign up for trips and activities and ask all questions related to your stay in Odense and how you can give your studies at UCL an international twist.
ESN Odense is looking forward to meeting you!